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A shell script to kill the updatedb process
Authored by: babertocci on Sep 22, '03 01:41:32PM
The info for when system level periodic scripts will run is contained in /etc/crontab.

30 3 * * 6 root periodic weekly

This is a possible entry for weekly. This means that the weekly script is set to run at 3:30 AM on Saturday. The columns go Minute - Hour - Day of Month - Month - Day of Week - User running the cron job - Command. Any field contain the * is a wildcard. Most of the jobs are set by default to run at the wee hours of the morning. To change them, edit the second column to whatever hour you would rather have them run. You can change weekday and minute as well if you are so inclined.

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